By Christine Carpenter, Special to the Independent Carissa Scivers, already 21, counts down the days until she can live independently. For her, the excitement of packing up belongings and saying goodbyes to her family will mark the real beginning of adulthood. Her rite of passage is special by several measures. Scivers is among the very […]
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Sarah Mahoney is determined to walk again and the Woman’s Club of Laguna Beach wants to help her. Last May, Mahoney, an “A” student at Saddleback College, who can play at least four different musical instruments, was accepted to UC Berkeley as a music major. But muscle weakness that she initially attributed to a cold […]
Lance Stewart, former volleyball coach and three-sport star at Laguna Beach High, was inducted into the UC Berkeley Sports Hall of Fame last Saturday. He received the award in part for his MVP performance as a setter on Cal’s first club national championship team in 1985. “It was kind of cool,” said Stewart, who was […]
Robert Farnsworth, Saddleback College’s chair of the landscape design and horticulture department, will share his knowledge about collecting our most precious resource Thursday, June 14. Wine, beer and snacks will be provided at the free 7 p.m. event at Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr.
The only cycling event designed to raise money for people living with HIV/AIDS takes Saturday, Oct. 15, and begins at 7:30 a.m. at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo and makes a pit stop at Madison Square & Garden Café in Laguna Beach. “This is a great ride for a terrific cause,” said Jorge Rodriquez, MD, […]
Indy Columnist Shares the Power Within The Woman’s Club’s free Brown Bag Chic event Wednesday, Sept. 7, at noon features Susan McNeal Velasquez presenting “The Power is Within You- Unleash It!” Velasquez is the author of the Indy column “Wisdom Workout” and “Beyond Intellect: Journey Into the Wisdom of Your Intuitive Mind.” […]
Laguna Beach artist Hedy Buzan Williamson teaches a printmaking class at Saddleback College that begins Aug. 23 and promises to expand the repertoire of printmakers with instruction on new techniques. The syllabus includes monotypes, drypoint, carborundum collagraph and paper lithography. Class meets each Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the roomy Saddleback print […]